Iceland stun hosts Luxembourg to pre-book ticket to second stage of World Championship qualification process

The home team of Luxembourg lost in four sets to Iceland on the second day of the first-round World Championship qualifier being played at d’Coque in Luxembourg City, and this kind of paves the way for the Icelanders to the second stage of the qualification process coming up next year. On Sunday Iceland will beContinue reading “Iceland stun hosts Luxembourg to pre-book ticket to second stage of World Championship qualification process”

Luxembourg and Iceland off to flying start at first-round World Championship qualifier

A first-round qualifier for the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship started on Friday at d’Coque in Luxembourg City with hosts Luxembourg and Iceland cruising to compelling 3-0 victories over Northern Ireland and Scotland, respectively. The tournament also coincides with the qualifying stage for the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Small Countries Division. OnContinue reading “Luxembourg and Iceland off to flying start at first-round World Championship qualifier”

Summer tournament at Birżebbuġa courts

The first National Beachvolley Cup will be held between June 19 and July 24, the Malta Volleyball Association (MVA) announced this week. The competition, to be staged at the beach-games courts in Birżebbuġa, will include matches for men, women and Under-23 girls. MVA president Jesmond Saliba emphasised the significance of this new competition. “The tournamentContinue reading “Summer tournament at Birżebbuġa courts”

Scotland sweeps the board as the sun sweeps the sky

Scotland wins two gold medals in sunny Perth and invents a new tradition in volleyball. The Miedzybrodski clan (Robin and Shauna) have two gold medals to take home to their five month old daughter and Scotland also won two silvers and one bronze. Perhaps most importantly we saw some good performances from young contestants asContinue reading “Scotland sweeps the board as the sun sweeps the sky”

Perth holds volleyball’s face to the sun so it will never see the shadows

What has happened today in Perth is beyond any volleyball dream. The harmonious mix of three disciplines of the game under the bright blue skies of Perth with hundreds of people actively participating in the Scottish Open and supporting our new generation of beach volleyball athletes is the highlight of a successful year for ScottishContinue reading “Perth holds volleyball’s face to the sun so it will never see the shadows”

SCD European Beach Volleyball Finals, Scotland

Scottish Volleyball will play host to the inaugural SCD Beach Volleyball Finals from 3rd to 5th June alongside the ever popular Scottish Open Volleyball Tournament, which celebrates it’s 30th tournament this year. With the recent news of Beach Volleyball’s involvement in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the SCD Zonal Events have allowed our athletes to haveContinue reading “SCD European Beach Volleyball Finals, Scotland”

Cyprus and Faroe Islands through to SCD Finals, fight for progression to second stage of World Champs qualification

Cyprus and the Faroe Islands further cemented their status of leading forces in the tournament being contested in Tórshavn as they recorded their second straight victory in the competition, sweeping Ireland and Liechtenstein aside in three sets. Cyprus and the Faroe Islands have not dropped a set in the competition so far and on WednesdayContinue reading “Cyprus and Faroe Islands through to SCD Finals, fight for progression to second stage of World Champs qualification”

Cyprus off to flying start at women’s World Champs qualifier in the Faroe Islands

Cyprus had no problems beating Liechtenstein 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-21) when the two teams met on Monday afternoon in the first round qualifier of the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship being played in the Faroese capital Tórshavn, which counts also as the qualifying stage for the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Small Countries Division.Continue reading “Cyprus off to flying start at women’s World Champs qualifier in the Faroe Islands”